Scimago Journal & Country Rank

Business Ethics


United Kingdom

Universities and research institutions in United Kingdom

Subject Area and Category


Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd



Publication type





1992-1995, 1997, 1999, 2001, 2008, 2010-2020



How to publish in this journal


-To offer rigorous and informed analysis of ethical issues and perspectives relevant to organizations and their relationships with society -To promote scholarly research and advance knowledge in relation to business ethics and corporate social responsibility and social entrepreneurship by providing cutting edge theoretical and empirical analysis of salient issues and developments -To be responsive to changing concerns and emerging issues in the business ethics and business and society sphere, and to seek to reflect these in the balance of contributions -To be the publication outlet of choice for all types of original research relating to business ethics and business-society relationships. Original articles are welcomed. Each issue will normally contain several major articles, and there will be an occasional FOCUS section which will contain articles on an issue of particular importance and topicality. Other regular features will include editorial interviews, book reviews, comments and responses to published articles, research notes and case studies. Business Ethics: A European Review is well established as an academic research journal which is at the same time readable, user-friendly and authoritative. It publishes both fully refereed scholarly papers and special contributions such as speeches and reviews. The range of contributions reflects the variety and scope of ethical issues faced by business and other organisations world-wide, and at the same time seeks to address the interests and concerns of the journals readership. Join the conversation about this journal

The set of journals have been ranked according to their SJR and divided into four equal groups, four quartiles. Q1 (green) comprises the quarter of the journals with the highest values, Q2 (yellow) the second highest values, Q3 (orange) the third highest values and Q4 (red) the lowest values.

Business and International Management1999Q1
Business and International Management2000Q3
Business and International Management2001Q3
Business and International Management2002Q3
Business and International Management2003Q3
Business and International Management2004Q1
Business and International Management2009Q2
Business and International Management2010Q2
Business and International Management2011Q3
Business and International Management2012Q2
Business and International Management2013Q2
Business and International Management2014Q2
Business and International Management2015Q1
Business and International Management2016Q1
Business and International Management2017Q1
Business and International Management2018Q1
Business and International Management2019Q1
Business and International Management2020Q1
Economics and Econometrics1999Q3
Economics and Econometrics2000Q4
Economics and Econometrics2001Q4
Economics and Econometrics2002Q4
Economics and Econometrics2003Q4
Economics and Econometrics2004Q2
Economics and Econometrics2009Q3
Economics and Econometrics2010Q3
Economics and Econometrics2011Q3
Economics and Econometrics2012Q3
Economics and Econometrics2013Q2
Economics and Econometrics2014Q2
Economics and Econometrics2015Q2
Economics and Econometrics2016Q2
Economics and Econometrics2017Q2
Economics and Econometrics2018Q1
Economics and Econometrics2019Q1
Economics and Econometrics2020Q1

The SJR is a size-independent prestige indicator that ranks journals by their 'average prestige per article'. It is based on the idea that 'all citations are not created equal'. SJR is a measure of scientific influence of journals that accounts for both the number of citations received by a journal and the importance or prestige of the journals where such citations come from It measures the scientific influence of the average article in a journal, it expresses how central to the global scientific discussion an average article of the journal is.

Total Documents

Evolution of the number of published documents. All types of documents are considered, including citable and non citable documents.

Citations per document

This indicator counts the number of citations received by documents from a journal and divides them by the total number of documents published in that journal. The chart shows the evolution of the average number of times documents published in a journal in the past two, three and four years have been cited in the current year. The two years line is equivalent to journal impact factor ™ (Thomson Reuters) metric.

Cites per documentYearValue
Cites / Doc. (4 years)19991.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20000.333
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20010.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20020.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20030.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20042.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20080.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.857
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20101.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.833
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.985
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20131.089
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20141.508
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20152.373
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20162.331
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20172.992
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20183.411
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20194.589
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20206.376
Cites / Doc. (3 years)19991.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20000.333
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20010.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20020.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20030.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20042.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.857
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20101.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.833
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.932
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20131.089
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20141.396
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20152.193
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20162.458
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20173.082
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20183.510
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20194.244
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20206.160
Cites / Doc. (2 years)19991.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20000.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20010.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20020.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20030.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20040.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.857
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20101.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.828
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.932
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.885
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20141.066
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20152.035
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20162.379
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20173.314
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20182.825
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20193.288
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20206.419
Total Cites 

Evolution of the total number of citations and journal's self-citations received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years.
Journal Self-citation is defined as the number of citation from a journal citing article to articles published by the same journal.

Self Cites19990
Self Cites20000
Self Cites20010
Self Cites20020
Self Cites20030
Self Cites20040
Self Cites20080
Self Cites20090
Self Cites20103
Self Cites20113
Self Cites20129
Self Cites201310
Self Cites201413
Self Cites201552
Self Cites201687
Self Cites2017117
Self Cites201895
Self Cites2019146
Self Cites2020221
Total Cites19991
Total Cites20001
Total Cites20010
Total Cites20020
Total Cites20030
Total Cites20042
Total Cites20080
Total Cites20096
Total Cites20107
Total Cites201130
Total Cites201255
Total Cites201398
Total Cites2014127
Total Cites2015193
Total Cites2016236
Total Cites2017299
Total Cites2018358
Total Cites2019382
Total Cites2020579
External Cites per Doc 
Cites per Doc

Evolution of the number of total citation per document and external citation per document (i.e. journal self-citations removed) received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years. External citations are calculated by subtracting the number of self-citations from the total number of citations received by the journal’s documents.

External Cites per document19991.000
External Cites per document20000.333
External Cites per document20010.000
External Cites per document20020.000
External Cites per document20030.000
External Cites per document20042.000
External Cites per document20080
External Cites per document20090.857
External Cites per document20100.571
External Cites per document20110.750
External Cites per document20120.780
External Cites per document20130.978
External Cites per document20141.267
External Cites per document20151.621
External Cites per document20161.585
External Cites per document20171.896
External Cites per document20182.630
External Cites per document20192.682
External Cites per document20203.891
Cites per document19991.000
Cites per document20000.333
Cites per document20010.000
Cites per document20020.000
Cites per document20030.000
Cites per document20042.000
Cites per document20080.000
Cites per document20090.857
Cites per document20101.000
Cites per document20110.833
Cites per document20120.932
Cites per document20131.089
Cites per document20141.396
Cites per document20152.193
Cites per document20162.458
Cites per document20173.082
Cites per document20183.510
Cites per document20194.244
Cites per document20206.160
% International Collaboration

International Collaboration accounts for the articles that have been produced by researchers from several countries. The chart shows the ratio of a journal's documents signed by researchers from more than one country; that is including more than one country address.

YearInternational Collaboration
Citable documents 
Non-citable documents

Not every article in a journal is considered primary research and therefore "citable", this chart shows the ratio of a journal's articles including substantial research (research articles, conference papers and reviews) in three year windows vs. those documents other than research articles, reviews and conference papers.

Non-citable documents19990
Non-citable documents20000
Non-citable documents20010
Non-citable documents20020
Non-citable documents20030
Non-citable documents20040
Non-citable documents20080
Non-citable documents20090
Non-citable documents20100
Non-citable documents20110
Non-citable documents20120
Non-citable documents20130
Non-citable documents20141
Non-citable documents20151
Non-citable documents20162
Non-citable documents20171
Non-citable documents20182
Non-citable documents20192
Non-citable documents20202
Citable documents19991
Citable documents20003
Citable documents20012
Citable documents20023
Citable documents20031
Citable documents20041
Citable documents20080
Citable documents20097
Citable documents20107
Citable documents201136
Citable documents201259
Citable documents201390
Citable documents201490
Citable documents201587
Citable documents201694
Citable documents201796
Citable documents2018100
Citable documents201988
Citable documents202092
Cited documents 
Uncited documents

Ratio of a journal's items, grouped in three years windows, that have been cited at least once vs. those not cited during the following year.

Uncited documents19990
Uncited documents20002
Uncited documents20012
Uncited documents20023
Uncited documents20031
Uncited documents20040
Uncited documents20080
Uncited documents20093
Uncited documents20103
Uncited documents201122
Uncited documents201230
Uncited documents201346
Uncited documents201437
Uncited documents201520
Uncited documents201625
Uncited documents201716
Uncited documents201820
Uncited documents201910
Uncited documents20204
Cited documents19991
Cited documents20001
Cited documents20010
Cited documents20020
Cited documents20030
Cited documents20041
Cited documents20080
Cited documents20094
Cited documents20104
Cited documents201114
Cited documents201229
Cited documents201344
Cited documents201454
Cited documents201568
Cited documents201671
Cited documents201781
Cited documents201882
Cited documents201980
Cited documents202090
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